Universal mind is not all cuddly and cosy place. Inter-connectivity ensures that everything affects everything else, and some of these influences can be harmful. What are the causes of these negative influences? How to shield oneself from them? Let us see the reverse side of spirituality.
How to manage physical pain, old age and death? What are the benefits of self realisation and what are its side effects? Why is speech so powerful, how to utilize our voice to ease our lives?
Many of our actions produce a residue on the universal memory. These manifest as bonds or debts, wherein we are trapped. A seeker realises this quickly and endeavours to break these bonds, tries to pay them off. What are these bonds? How to break free from them? Let us see.
We are having a dual experience. We experience the opposites. If there is perfection, there is also imperfection. Yet, I the existence is absolutely perfect. How is that possible? How can we call this existence perfect when all we see is imperfection? Isn't our struggle against this imperfection that we find around us? Let us explore our own experience, and find out if it is really perfect.
What is the essential difference between the waking state and the dream state or any other state of the mind? Where will the path of extraordinary experiences take me? Is it better than intellect based paths?
(PS: I apologise for the bad sound quality of this particular recording, it is audible but not that great)
How to ascend? Is it possible to manipulate the desires? Desire that which I desire to desire? What is the fundamental premise of tantra? How to start on the path of magic?
Why are kindness and compassion necessities? What can go wrong with such practices? What are the pitfalls? Who can be genuinely kind and compassionate? How to find kind and compassionate people? How to know the oneness that we are?
What is the relation between self realization and purification? Does it take an absolutely pure mind in order to realize the truth? What are we left with in absence of meaning, purpose and of knowledge, if not just love?
What is the cause of current life experience? How is the experience or illusion never ending? What are mental states and turiya? Is the mind open ended in terms of qualia?
Is purification of mind really necessary? How should we approach it, especially on the path of knowledge? Why is spirituality so topsy turvy and not straight? Why do people worship idols and what are temples for?
Is the karmic theory true? What is cause and effect as applied to the mind? How to be free from karmic bondage? How to let go of the sense of doer?
How is everything mental in nature? What are ancestors? Is there a bigger me? Why are we here? What should a seeker do?
Do objects have a Self? How to use mantras properly? How is the lifestyle of a typical magician? What does the Self Enquiry actually show?
What are the best ways to study experiences of all kinds? Why scientific method, which is so successful in the study of physical phenomena, fails miserably in case of spiritual phenomena? What is wrong with scientific journals? Lets discuss some practical issues on this topic.
How to measure one's spiritual progress? What happens after liberation? What is the effect of knowledge on incarnations? What governs the universe? What is the cause of existence? Lets explore these questions and many more.
On the occasion of completion of two years of this podcast I wish to thank all the listener and I also share a bit of history, a bit of my personal life, and a small story about the pitfalls of teaching.
Where are my spiritual guides? What can I do to make myself worthy of being guided? Does the universal mind help seekers? How can I bypass this whole trouble of spiritual evolution?
Suppression is a time bomb. Desires control the mind. Mind is nothing but unceasing activity of desires. How to take back the control? What is the final cure for the anarchy of desires? In the concluding part of this series, we reveal it all.
Desires find a way. There can be supernatural ways. We explore them in this part. We find that it can be either a trap or a path to liberation.
There are three ways to manage desires. Satiation or fulfillment is the first and most popular way. We discuss here the consequences of desire fulfillment. We discover something very important.